Thaipusam festival 2012 falls on Feb 7 in Singapore. For the first time, spike or chariot kavadi bearers have been asked to nominate an adult representative in their entourage.
Go to Little India on Feb 7, 2012 for Thaipusam festival.
Thaipusam is an annual procession by Hindu devotees seeking blessings, fulfilling vows and offering thanks.
Celebrated in honour of Lord Subrahmanya (also known as Lord Murugan), who represents virtue, youth and power to Hindus and is the destroyer of evil, it is held during the full moon in the 10th Tamil month called Thai, which falls during mid-January each year.